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Cloaked yahoo crawler
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msg:4522739
 2:50 am on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

SCH-U350/1.0+NetFront/3.0.22.2.18+(GUI)+MMP/2.0

98.139.241.240
98.139.241.245

 

incrediBILL




msg:4522742
 3:09 am on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

Not sure it's a crawler or cloaked exactly as the rDNS is ycar1.mobile.bf1.yahoo.com and ycar6.mobile.bf1.yahoo.com

I think it's possibly a Samsung phone.

GaryK




msg:4522743
 3:15 am on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

I think it's possibly a Samsung phone.

It looks like a Samsung Smooth phone using the NetFront browser.

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msg:4527205
 3:21 am on Dec 12, 2012 (gmt 0)

Probably so.

I actually had someone try to cruise my site yesterday with a phone and in the UA was the word Java. Can't imagine how many sites block them. Sadly I'm not unblocking that one for one visitor.

lucy24




msg:4527225
 5:30 am on Dec 12, 2012 (gmt 0)

Can you remember what came after the Java? My htaccess says "Java/" -- and a quick riffle through logs says that the usual robotic "Java" UA is "Java/1.6.0_\d+" where the number after the lowline varies. But if you block "Java/1.6.0" then someone will come along with a Java/1.7. so the slash alone was a compromise.

keyplyr




msg:4527232
 5:41 am on Dec 12, 2012 (gmt 0)

Most things on a smart phone are written in Java, including the apps. While it lends its name to many tools many of us don't want crawling our sites, Java is just another programing language.

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